Helping clients navigate the complex state and federal health policy landscape

Chapman Consulting works in the dynamic world of federal and state health policy to help clients navigate complex developments and identify opportunities for growth in the health care industry.

Our team provides strong project management and operational support to help our clients create well-informed and sustainable partnerships, improve internal processes, and engage in productive strategic planning. We provide meeting facilitation and stakeholder engagement that leads to actionable, consensus-based policy solutions and innovative strategies for clients.

We conduct comprehensive market research and analysis to distill complicated regulatory and policy initiatives into informative and digestible formats that keep clients and policymakers informed.
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  • Strategic Planning
  • Project Management
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Market Research and Analysis
  • Government Relations

The expertise your organization needs to assess emerging health care trends

Chapman Consulting offers strategic guidance for clients exploring opportunities for growth, regulatory analysis, and impacts of market changes.
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Helpful resources

The team at Chapman Consulting has compiled a list of helpful publications related to the health care policy industry.

What people in the industry are saying

I have worked with Athena through several of my own professional iterations, including now as CEO of the Integrated Healthcare Association. In every instance Athena has been practical, professional and has demonstrated an uncanny knack of being connected to the right people and the right issues at the right time. This isn't chance—it reflects her longstanding and positive relationships and her "can do" approach. She has been exactly what IHA has needed at this stage in our organizational development.
Jeff Rideout, MD
CEO, the Integrated Healthcare Association
Athena has her finger on the pulse of healthcare-related policy initiatives across the varied landscape of regulators. She serves as a subject matter expert for Magellan on the issues that concern our company and is readily available to educate our team to make informed strategic decisions.
Deanna Johnston
Regional Vice President, Magellan Health
I have worked with Chapman Consulting on various projects over the years and have always found their work to be professional, timely, and relevant. Athena and her team provide great insights and succinct information that can be used to help clients assess regulatory impacts and achieve their goals in a complicated health care environment. I look forward to additional opportunities for collaboration with Chapman Consulting.
Jason Vega
Principal, Vega Public Affairs
In my role as the fiscal sponsor for a grant I have had the opportunity to work closely with Athena Chapman and her team. Chapman Consulting has a demonstrated ability to successfully work with diverse stakeholders and facilitate collaborative discussions around complicated and difficult policy and financing issues. This approach results in the ability to deliver information that focuses on core issues and drives realistic solutions that clients can use to promote their goals and effectively distinguish their priorities.
Mark Burns
Executive Director, Homebridge, Inc.
I have worked with Athena Chapman for years.  Athena is an industry expert who can provide important regulatory, policy, and financing insights on the health care industry both in California and nationally.  Her experience with publicly funded programs such as the California Medicaid program is extensive and valuable. She has the knowledge and background to think strategically about the impacts of public policy and to drive productive collaboration and discussion on solutions that meet the needs of the various participants in the health care delivery system (including payors, providers, and consumers). Her company, Chapman Consulting, combines her unique skills with others in the field to form a team focused on innovative, comprehensive, and realistic policy and operational solutions to support the health care industry.
Michael J. Daponde
President, DSR Health Law
Athena Chapman has a wealth of knowledge about all things managed care and much more. I have utilized her expertise on policy and regulatory issues facing hospitals as well as presenting to a group of hospital CFO’s and managed care directors about rate setting and capitation calculations. She has many other strengths including stakeholder engagement and knowledge of the state and legislative processes. She is a pleasure to work with and will boil down difficult issues into understandable and actionable items.
Nathan Davis
Senior Manager, Steve Clark & Associate
The CiminoCare team has a great appreciation for Athena and her team! Not only has Athena’s great command of the policy arena helped us successfully navigate through the complexities, but her whole team has been supportive in helping communicate our message by developing pertinent collateral pieces. Athena and her team have helped us bridge the knowledge gap, as managed care is a new area for us. Their help with the collateral communication have astutely reach our target audiences within the managed care world.
Mark Cimino
Chief Executive Officer, CiminoCare
Athena Chapman was the go-to expert for health plans and health policy pros on ACA implementation. She could analyze policy issues and government regs, then explain their effects to stakeholders and lawmakers. And she never bored anyone!
Patrick Johnston
Chief Executive Officer, California Association of Health Plans (ret.)

What our clients are saying

I have worked with Athena through several of my own professional iterations, including now as CEO of the Integrated Healthcare Association. In every instance Athena has been practical, professional and has demonstrated an uncanny knack of being connected to the right people and the right issues at the right time. This isn't chance - it reflects her longstanding and positive relationships and her "can do" approach. She has been exactly what IHA has needed at this stage in our organizational development.
Athena has her finger on the pulse of healthcare-related policy initiatives across the varied landscape of regulators. She serves as a subject matter expert for Magellan on the issues that concern our company and is readily available to educate our team to make informed strategic decisions.
Deanna Johnston
Regional Vice President, Magellan Health
I have worked with Chapman Consulting on various projects over the years and have always found their work to be professional, timely, and relevant. Athena and her team provide great insights and succinct information that can be used to help clients assess regulatory impacts and achieve their goals in a complicated health care environment. I look forward to additional opportunities for collaboration with Chapman Consulting.
Jason Vega
Principal, Vega Public Affairs
In my role as the fiscal sponsor for a grant I have had the opportunity to work closely with Athena Chapman and her team. Chapman Consulting has a demonstrated ability to successfully work with diverse stakeholders and facilitate collaborative discussions around complicated and difficult policy and financing issues. This approach results in the ability to deliver information that focuses on core issues and drives realistic solutions that clients can use to promote their goals and effectively distinguish their priorities.
Mark Burns
Executive Director, Homebridge, Inc.
I have worked with Athena Chapman for years. Athena is an industry expert who can provide important regulatory, policy, and financing insights on the health care industry both in California and nationally. Her experience with publicly funded programs such as the California Medicaid program is extensive and valuable. She has the knowledge and background to think strategically about the impacts of public policy and to drive productive collaboration and discussion on solutions that meet the needs of the various participants in the health care delivery system (including payors, providers, and consumers). Her company, Chapman Consulting, combines her unique skills with others in the field to form a team focused on innovative, comprehensive, and realistic policy and operational solutions to support the health care industry.
Michael J. Daponde
President, DSR Health Law
Athena Chapman has a wealth of knowledge about all things managed care and much more. I have utilized her expertise on policy and regulatory issues facing hospitals as well as presenting to a group of hospital CFO’s and managed care directors about rate setting and capitation calculations. She has many other strengths including stakeholder engagement and knowledge of the state and legislative processes. She is a pleasure to work with and will boil down difficult issues into understandable and actionable items.
Nathan Davis
Senior Manager, Steve Clark & Associate

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